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New Year's Day

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  • Highland Park, Deerfield recap toll taken by snow, cold

    Highland Park, Deerfield recap toll taken by snow, cold
    Winter storms on New Year's Eve and Jan. 4 dumped the lion's share of between 21 and 23 inches worth of snow that fell on Highland Park and Deerfield – something that led to tons of salt being used and thousands of gallons of de-icing liquid....
  • AAC Tournament Primer: Focus On Guards, Hall Of Fame Coaches

    MEMPHIS — The first American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament is here, and it caps an inaugural season of celebration. The emerging league prominently featured terrific guards and coaches. "There was a lot of talk about what it was,...
  • Interview: Natasha Leggero keeps a lid on controversy

    Interview: Natasha Leggero keeps a lid on controversy
    Natasha Leggero somehow went from being the target of death threats to the envy of the comedy community in a span of a few days. The Rockford-born comedian came under fire when she referenced SpaghettiOs' controversial Pearl Harbor tweet during NBC's...
  • Director Jim Jarmusch on the Challenges of Financing Indie Films

    About eight years ago, Tilda Swinton received a call from her director pal Jim Jarmusch on New Year's Eve, saying, "Hey man, let's make a vampire movie." "I would make any movie that Jim would propose to me, frankly," Swinton said on Wednesday night...
  • Molly's solo act: Newly separated, focus is on new book and raising her family

    Molly's solo act: Newly separated, focus is on new book and raising her family
    Molly Shattuck opens the front door of her sprawling brick North Baltimore home in a blur of color and energy. It's 10 a.m. on a gray February day, and she's wearing a tight purple dress that highlights her famously firm physique. Her blond hair is...
  • For the love of Genji

    For the love of Genji
    The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens' new exhibit, "Genji's World in Japanese Woodblock Prints," focuses on two books: the 11th century novel "The Tale of Genji" and its weirder, 19th century reimagining "A Rustic Genji by a Fraudulent Murasaki."...
  • Spending: Taxis get a run for their money

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Ride-sharing services pair smart-phone users in need of rides with drivers willing to provide them. Services such as UberX, Lyft and Sidecar say they'll get you from point A to point B more cheaply than a cab, as long as...
  • Memories of Cash? Priceless

    Memories of Cash? Priceless
    Johnny Cash was more than a country music star. He was a social crusader, international ambassador, spiritual seeker and full-time entertainer. Ten years after his death, he remains a force so compelling that the Laguna Playhouse is presenting not one...
  • As EU doors open, Bulgarian and Romanian migrants see minds closing

    BERLIN — The last time she checked, Katya Tasheva had the normal number of limbs and eyes. So she feels a nasty shock of non-recognition, she says, when German news reports warn of a coming invasion of people like her — Bulgarians — as...
  • Ride share companies announce enhanced insurance policies

    Ride share companies announce enhanced insurance policies
    Two national ride-sharing companies serving Chicago on Friday announced enhancements to their insurance policies aimed at covering drivers and protecting the public when no passengers are being transported. The expanded coverage from Uber X and Lyft...
  • Uber ride-sharing service upgrades insurance coverage

    Uber ride-sharing service upgrades insurance coverage
    SACRAMENTO — Ride-sharing company Uber is upping the ante in its drive to persuade government regulators that the public is protected when its drivers are between fares. Uber announced Friday that it was closing a so-called insurance gap in its...